KCRW's Bookworm


Arts, Literature

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Arts 97
Literature 27

A must for the serious reader Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - the established new or emerging - all interviewed with insight and precision by the shows host and guiding spirit Michael Silverblatt.


Yiyun Li: Kinder than Solitude

November 27th, 2014

Episode 36 of 135 episodes

Originally from Beijing, Yiyun Li thought she would be a scientist. Writing in her non-native English, she addresses the emotional brutality of our time.